The Few 2020

Battle of Britain fighters

The Few 2020 In memory of those who fought and died in the Battle of Britain Robert Douglas Ritchie Robert Douglas Ritchie’s name as it appears in the Book of Remembrance Sergeant Pilot Robert Douglas Ritchie was born in 1916, the only son of Harry and Georgina Johnston Ritchie from Leslie, Scotland. He had one sister, Jessie. He joined the … Read More

Battle of Britain 80th Anniversary

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Battle of Britain 80th Anniversary at St Clement Danes Battle of Britain80th Anniversary Per Ardua Ad Astra   Royal Air Force The Royal Air Force has defended the skies of Great Britain for over 100 years. 80 years ago it faced its greatest test. This year the RAF is commemorating and celebrating those who made this victory possible. From the … Read More

Welcome back to worship

Books of Remembrance

Welcome back to worship Welcome back to worship at St Clement DanesChurch, central church of The Royal Air Force.   photograph by kind permission of Claire Jones Welcome Back We are delighted to announce we preparing to restart our Sunday Services at St Clement Danes Church from the: 9 th of August 2020. The Sunday morning service will commence at … Read More

Competition Time

Britain’s Aviation Heritage

Competition Time! It’s Competition Time! Here’s your chance to win a sealed copy of “Britain’s Aviation Heritage”   Too easy! A really easy competition to win a sealed copy of “Britain’s Aviation Heritage”, a fabulous book produced to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of The Royal Air Force (still in its cellophane wrapper!).     Sign Up… All you have to … Read More

Children’s Art Competition

Children’s Art Competition Children’s art competition 2020 Westminster Faith Exchange   Children’s art competition 2020 See the poster here In this exceptional year we’re asking children to send us their artwork or a poem which fits the theme ‘Covid-19, Lockdown and My Faith’. The competition is open to children and young people of all faiths, entry is free and there … Read More

Open for Prayer

Open For Prayer

Open for Prayer We are delighted to announce that our beautiful church is now re-opening for private prayer, and we look forward to welcoming you again. Further stages of re-opening will follow in line with Government Advice and will be announced on the website and our social media when we have more information for you..   Individual private prayer As … Read More

Memorial Plaque to Polish Airmen

Polish Air Force Association

Memorial Plaque to Polish Airmen Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the unveiling of the Memorial Plaque to Polish Airmen in St. Paul’s Cathedral, London   Sunday 7th June, was the 30th Anniversary of the unveiling of the Memorial Plaque to Polish Airmen in St. Paul’s Cathedral, London. Under normal circumstances, we would have been gathering at the Plaque to attend … Read More

Spiritual and Pastoral Care

RAF CHAPLAINS CELEBRATE 100 YEARS SUPPORTING PERSONNEL AND THEIR FAMILIES

Spiritual and Pastoral Care St Clement Danes is the Central Church of the RAF. It provides spiritual and pastoral care and support for serving and ex-serving personnel and their families in many ways;   Through a full programme of church services including baptisms, weddings, funerals and memorial services. The church marks key events of the RAF year, such as Founders … Read More

Thy Kingdom Come Launch Event 2020

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Thy Kingdom Come Launch Event 2020 The AF Chaplaincy Prayer Launch event for Thy Kingdom Come will take place virtually online: 0900 Thu 21 May (Ascension Thursday).   The Rev (Sqn Ldr) David E. Skillen RAF introduces:’Thy Kingdom Come’ Launch event “Thy Kingdom Come’ runs from Ascension Thursday (21st May) until Pentecost Sunday (31st May). For this 11 day period … Read More

Runnymede Virtual Memorial Service

Runnymede Memorial

Runnymede Virtual Memorial Service A special virtual commemoration of the RAF’s Runnymede service on Sunday 17 May.   Every year the Royal Air Force arranges a service to commemorate the more than 20,000 men and women from Commonwealth air forces who lost their lives during the Second World War and to this day, have no known grave. The service usually takes place on … Read More